Josh Rosenblatt at Austin Chronicle: Safety Net or Dead End?
If there’s one thing I’ve learned covering Austin’s animal-welfare community this last year, it’s that animal-welfare people are both serious and quite willing to blur the lines of civility for their convictions.
Staff at Boston Phoenix: Remembering Clif Garboden
…by many means, and often not the gentlest, he kept me and the Phoenix honest to our mission — sometimes saving me from myself.
Kari Lyderson at Chicago Reader: It Isn’t Easy Voting Green
In January a coalition of environmental and civic groups developed a “Green Growth Platform”—20 steps for the next mayor to take to make Chicago greener.
Holly Otterbein at Philadelphia City Paper: The Warriors
ACT UP isn’t just another advocacy group: They are the A-Team of AIDS activism, a band of crack commandos always ready to parachute in, their rhetorical guns blazing.
Eli Sanders at The Stranger: Cash Clowns
More pointedly: If the local network affiliates are now swimming in cash from political ads, why, when one turns on the TV, is it so apparent that their political coverage sucks?